Chocolate chip cookies


150g salted butter , softened
80g light brown muscovado sugar
80g granulated sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 large egg
225g plain flour
½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
¼ tsp salt
200g plain chocolate chips or chunks


1. Preheat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Line two baking trays with non-stick baking paper.

2. Put the butter and sugars into a bowl and beat until creamy. Beat in the vanilla extract and egg. Sieve the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt over the mixture and mix in with a wooden spoon. Add the chocolate chips and stir well.

3. Using a teaspoon, place small mounds of the mixture well apart on the baking trays. Bake in the oven for 8-10 mins until light brown on the edges and still slightly soft in the centre.

4. Leave on the tray for a couple of minutes to firm up and then transfer to a cooling rack.

Nutrition per serving: 121 kcalories, protein 1.3g, carbohydrate 14.7g, fat 6.3 g, saturated fat 3.8g, fibre 0.5g, sugar 9.5g, salt 0.2 g

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